Category Archives: In My Life

Scenes from a Road Trip

We’re on our first family road trip. We have been telling the kids since June that we were going to Mt. Rushmore. We’re actually going to Disney World. Twenty hours in the car. Obligatory trip to Cracker Barrel & inaugural … Continue reading

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More Discoveries Around Town

This city is overrun with so many underutilized yet incredible resources. Yesterday, our homeschool group met at Anita Gorman Discovery Center. It’s about a mile from our home, and I’ve driven by it multiple times, yet, we’d never been. And … Continue reading

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Exploring

I have heard a lot about The Local Pig, and as the granddaughter, great-granddaughter and great-great-granddaughter of butchers, I went on a mission to check it out today. As I typed it into my Google Maps app, I realized it … Continue reading

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How’s THAT Going?

Sometimes, when I run into people we went to school with (or, anyone for that matter), they will ask me about homeschooling. It is usually in the form of “How’s THAT going?!?”, like instead of teaching our kids at home, … Continue reading

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My Smile Campaign

Sometimes I’ll catch myself as I walk by a mirror or a window where I see my reflection. Here’s what I see: a woman with pursed lips, a scowl, hunkered over (not all the time, but enough). Since the new … Continue reading

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Wow.

You know those times where you’re all Bill Haverchuck yelling, “What’s the point of all this?” Then, some time, maybe even a long time later, you’re like, “Oh…that was the point.” No, this probably doesn’t make any sense, but I … Continue reading

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Kindergarten baby, sitting in gravy

Who came up with THAT saying? Noel started his first day of kindergarten today. I couldn’t sleep last night. I was the only one tossing an turning. I still feel like I should be rocking him to sleep in my … Continue reading

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